Business Basics 2: Beginning Your Business Plan
Need to write a business plan, but not sure where to start? A well-written business plan is crucial to the formation and growth of a business. It builds a roadmap for business development and operations and can be used as a tool to access financing for your venture. In this workshop, the second in our Business Basics series, we will cover the different functions of a business plan and provide a thorough and in-depth overview of how to create a well written, cohesive plan. Business plan templates will be provided to participants.
Presented by Destiny Watkins, Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region
Destiny Watkins is the Manager of Training and Technical Assistance. She began her career at the Loan Fund as an intern from the College of Saint Rose. Upon the completion of her internship, Watkins was hired to serve as the Training and Technical Assistance Associate. After two years of designing and leading workshops, she was promoted to Community Development Lending Officer. During her time on the Lending Team, Watkins helped dozens of small businesses successfully get financing. She also coordinates the Emerging Investors Network program. In 2022, Watkins was hired to lead the Training and Technical Assistance Program.